Top Choice Greek in Hora (Naxos)


There’s no sea view here, or old-town romance, but the locals don’t care. They’re too busy tucking into mammoth portions of delicious, good-value local food (including lots of specialities from the village of Apiran…
Seafood in Hora (Naxos)

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It would be easy to dismiss this waterfront restaurant at the harbour as a tourist trap, but don’t. Its Cretan and Naxian menu and fantastic service make it stand out from the bunch. The seafood is superb – try squi…
Taverna in Halki

Giannis Taverna

With tables filling Halki’s pretty central square, Giannis is well known for traditional fare. Try moussaka, pork souvlaki, savoury pies or village sausage.
Cafe in Hora (Naxos)

Anna’s Garden Café

Entirely earthy feeling and 100% organic, Anna’s creates a lunchtime dish of the day, driven by local produce that’s in season. Breakfasts are good: think homemade muesli and yoghurt, spelt bread or omelettes. Anna’…
Greek in Hora (Naxos)

O Apostolis

Right at the heart of labyrinthine Bourgos, O Apostolis serves up tasty dishes in its pretty flagstone coutyard. The kleftiko (lamb wrapped in filo pastry), with sautéed vegetables and feta cheese, is delicious.
Italian in Halki

Il Basilico

Near the entrance to Halki coming from Hora, this lively restaurant offers an excellent changing menu and sources ingredients daily. The garden patio and colourful tiles add to the atmosphere (as do the well-sourced…
Bakery in Halki

Dolce Vita

Cool and inviting with dark wood and a gramophone daring to be wound, this is the place to lounge over homemade baking, coffees and ice creams.
Greek in Apiranthos

Taverna O Platanos

Set beneath the shade of its namesake plane tree, this lively family restaurant serves up everything from yoghurt and homemade cheeses to grilled local meat. Try the hearty traditional dish of ‘rosto’ pork in tomato…
Greek in Apiranthos


With a deck taking in a phenomenal view, this charming, well-regarded place has the look and feel of an old country kitchen. The short menu hones in on local cheeses and grilled meats – try lamb, steak or a burger s…
Greek in Hora (Naxos)


It’s a toss-up as to which is more welcoming here: the warm interior or the private, pretty courtyard. Munch through marinated vegies with grilled manouri (soft cheese from the north), swordfish with herbs, or seafo…